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This Ohio businessman and politician served as a Republican in Congress from 1937 to 1941. TNS, 1p, 8" X 10½", Washington, DC, 1938 February 16. Addressed to Arnold F. Gates (1914-93), noted Lincoln and Civil War scholar, long-time officer of the New York City Civil War Round Table. Near fine. Thanks the then-Cleveland resident for "your kind remarks about my speech at Portland, Maine. Most of it was not prepared in advance and therefore I can only send you the enclosed portions." Boldly signed. Accompanied by the aforementioned, 8½" X 11", 3-page "Congressional Record" offprint of the Ohio representative's address of March 22, 1937 titled "Keep Our Courts Free from Political Control" opposing FDR's proposal to enlarge the Supreme Court -- his infamous court-packing plan, which failed. Very good. At upper left of the first page, he handsomely inscribes and signs it to Arnold Gates in blue fountain ink. Fine and unusual memento of President Roosevelt's disastrous 1937 "Judicial Procedures Reform Bill.". N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Typed Note Signed / Signed Leaflet.
Descripción This Democratic politician served Massachusetts both as its 46th governor (1914-16) and as senator (1919-47). TNS, 1p, 8" X 10½", Washington, DC, 1937 April 14. Addressed to future Lincoln and Civil War scholar Arnold F. Gates (1914-93). Near fine. Light original horizontal folds. On "United States Senate" letterhead, Walsh transmits (present) a signed copy of a recently-delivered speech. Accompanied by aforementioned speech, an 8vo 8-page "Congressional Record" offprint titled "Reorganization of Federal Judiciary," being the text of the senator's radio address delivered at Carnegie Hall in New York on March 12, 1937. In this fiery speech, Walsh denounces President Roosevelt's controversial court-packing scheme. Signed large and bold near the bottom of the self-cover, along with "Compliments of." Walsh was a well-known critic of FDR's plan to enlarge the Supreme Court, making this signed memento particularly desireable. Nº de ref. de la librería 1515